Supply Chain and Logistics Management Courses

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    INVENTORY PLANNING AND STOCK CONTROL

    Why Attend
    Inventory planning and stock control is a critical process within
    Supply Chain Management (SCM) which ensures continuity of supply
    of the inventory at the lowest cost. Effective inventory planning will
    help the SCM team improve the accuracy of forecasts, ensure enough
    inventory levels at all times, and enhance profitability by optimizing
    the expenses. The control side of this process is to ensure that plans
    are being met and to take the necessary actions) when otherwise.
    Demand planners are the behind the scenes professionals who are
    entrusted with this mega load. When they do their job right no one
    recognizes them, however, they will be noticed quickly when they fail
    to deliver given the negative impact this will have on customer
    service and the bottom line.
    In this course, many inventory planning theories, models and best
    practices will be discussed which when properly implemented will
    assist the participants deal with various future scenarios to ensure
    continuous flow of the inventory at the least possible cost.
    Target Audience
    Those involved in inventory (materials) planning and stock control at
    the operational and supervisory levels. Also, those working in other
    functions of materials management (purchasing, stores, distribution)
    who need to understand the mechanics of inventory planning and
    stock control.
    Target Competencies
    Planning and logistics theory
    and practices
    Planning and logistics work
    processes
    Inventory management
    Assessment and planning of
    requirements
    Demand planning
    Warehouse management
    Performance management
    Course Methodology
    The course uses a mix of interactive and hands-on techniques. Beside
    the brief presentations by the consultant and the participants, there
    will be many individual and group exercises. The exercises are all work
    related where participants need to calculate or draw the optimal
    solutions after understanding the process.
    Course Objectives
    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
    State the objectives of inventory management and list their impact
    on cost and customer service
    Prepare proper classification of inventory and use best practices for
    item specification and cataloguing
    Use forecasting techniques to predict demand and better manage
    lead times
    Compute the optimum ordering quantity and determine safety
    stocks and reorder points
    Schedule cycle counts, improve inventory record accuracy, and
    find ways to reduce inventories
    List various techniques to reduce inventory, including Just-in-Time
    (JIT)
    Identify relevant Key Performance In

  • latest blog post
    INVENTORY PLANNING AND STOCK CONTROL

    Why Attend
    Inventory planning and stock control is a critical process within
    Supply Chain Management (SCM) which ensures continuity of supply
    of the inventory at the lowest cost. Effective inventory planning will
    help the SCM team improve the accuracy of forecasts, ensure enough
    inventory levels at all times, and enhance profitability by optimizing
    the expenses. The control side of this process is to ensure that plans
    are being met and to take the necessary actions) when otherwise.
    Demand planners are the behind the scenes professionals who are
    entrusted with this mega load. When they do their job right no one
    recognizes them, however, they will be noticed quickly when they fail
    to deliver given the negative impact this will have on customer
    service and the bottom line.
    In this course, many inventory planning theories, models and best
    practices will be discussed which when properly implemented will
    assist the participants deal with various future scenarios to ensure
    continuous flow of the inventory at the least possible cost.
    Target Audience
    Those involved in inventory (materials) planning and stock control at
    the operational and supervisory levels. Also, those working in other
    functions of materials management (purchasing, stores, distribution)
    who need to understand the mechanics of inventory planning and
    stock control.
    Target Competencies
    Planning and logistics theory
    and practices
    Planning and logistics work
    processes
    Inventory management
    Assessment and planning of
    requirements
    Demand planning
    Warehouse management
    Performance management
    Course Methodology
    The course uses a mix of interactive and hands-on techniques. Beside
    the brief presentations by the consultant and the participants, there
    will be many individual and group exercises. The exercises are all work
    related where participants need to calculate or draw the optimal
    solutions after understanding the process.
    Course Objectives
    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
    State the objectives of inventory management and list their impact
    on cost and customer service
    Prepare proper classification of inventory and use best practices for
    item specification and cataloguing
    Use forecasting techniques to predict demand and better manage
    lead times
    Compute the optimum ordering quantity and determine safety
    stocks and reorder points
    Schedule cycle counts, improve inventory record accuracy, and
    find ways to reduce inventories
    List various techniques to reduce inventory, including Just-in-Time
    (JIT)
    Identify relevant Key Performance In

  • latest blog post
    INVENTORY PLANNING AND STOCK CONTROL

    Why Attend
    Inventory planning and stock control is a critical process within
    Supply Chain Management (SCM) which ensures continuity of supply
    of the inventory at the lowest cost. Effective inventory planning will
    help the SCM team improve the accuracy of forecasts, ensure enough
    inventory levels at all times, and enhance profitability by optimizing
    the expenses. The control side of this process is to ensure that plans
    are being met and to take the necessary actions) when otherwise.
    Demand planners are the behind the scenes professionals who are
    entrusted with this mega load. When they do their job right no one
    recognizes them, however, they will be noticed quickly when they fail
    to deliver given the negative impact this will have on customer
    service and the bottom line.
    In this course, many inventory planning theories, models and best
    practices will be discussed which when properly implemented will
    assist the participants deal with various future scenarios to ensure
    continuous flow of the inventory at the least possible cost.
    Target Audience
    Those involved in inventory (materials) planning and stock control at
    the operational and supervisory levels. Also, those working in other
    functions of materials management (purchasing, stores, distribution)
    who need to understand the mechanics of inventory planning and
    stock control.
    Target Competencies
    Planning and logistics theory
    and practices
    Planning and logistics work
    processes
    Inventory management
    Assessment and planning of
    requirements
    Demand planning
    Warehouse management
    Performance management
    Course Methodology
    The course uses a mix of interactive and hands-on techniques. Beside
    the brief presentations by the consultant and the participants, there
    will be many individual and group exercises. The exercises are all work
    related where participants need to calculate or draw the optimal
    solutions after understanding the process.
    Course Objectives
    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
    State the objectives of inventory management and list their impact
    on cost and customer service
    Prepare proper classification of inventory and use best practices for
    item specification and cataloguing
    Use forecasting techniques to predict demand and better manage
    lead times
    Compute the optimum ordering quantity and determine safety
    stocks and reorder points
    Schedule cycle counts, improve inventory record accuracy, and
    find ways to reduce inventories
    List various techniques to reduce inventory, including Just-in-Time
    (JIT)
    Identify relevant Key Performance In

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    FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING

    Why Attend
    What makes a successful buyer in this age? In this course, we
    will discuss all the tools and techniques required to become a
    successful buyer. We will also cover the basic principles of the
    purchasing function. Furthermore, we will explore how to
    establish a strong foundation for the purchasing function. The
    efficient buying of goods and services will be covered in details
    including the latest practices of purchasing. The total
    purchasing cycle will be discussed so that the final product will
    hit the market as fast as possible.
    Target Audience
    Junior buyers, buyers, purchasing department personnel and
    other personnel from other departments who need to
    understand the buying function.
    Target Competencies
    Purchasing methods
    Supplier communication
    Writing purchase orders
    Logistics methods
    Sourcing of materials
    Negotiation
    Course Methodology
    This course uses a variety of interactive learning methods such
    as : group discussions, videos, team exercises, case studies and
    questionnaires.
    Course Objectives
    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
    Apply the fundamentals and modern principles of the
    purchasing function
    Utilize the best practices in purchasing strategies and
    processes
    Use all the skills required to be an effective buyer
    Improve the efficiency of buying goods and services
    Select suppliers in a better way
    Determine transportation and packaging requirements
    Shorten total lead time to speed up the purchasing cycle

  • latest blog post
    FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING

    Why Attend
    What makes a successful buyer in this age? In this course, we
    will discuss all the tools and techniques required to become a
    successful buyer. We will also cover the basic principles of the
    purchasing function. Furthermore, we will explore how to
    establish a strong foundation for the purchasing function. The
    efficient buying of goods and services will be covered in details
    including the latest practices of purchasing. The total
    purchasing cycle will be discussed so that the final product will
    hit the market as fast as possible.
    Target Audience
    Junior buyers, buyers, purchasing department personnel and
    other personnel from other departments who need to
    understand the buying function.
    Target Competencies
    Purchasing methods
    Supplier communication
    Writing purchase orders
    Logistics methods
    Sourcing of materials
    Negotiation
    Course Methodology
    This course uses a variety of interactive learning methods such
    as : group discussions, videos, team exercises, case studies and
    questionnaires.
    Course Objectives
    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
    Apply the fundamentals and modern principles of the
    purchasing function
    Utilize the best practices in purchasing strategies and
    processes
    Use all the skills required to be an effective buyer
    Improve the efficiency of buying goods and services
    Select suppliers in a better way
    Determine transportation and packaging requirements
    Shorten total lead time to speed up the purchasing cycle